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Old England: A Pictorial Museum (page 31/52)

[picture: 794.---Bowling.]


We have traces that the Norman-English delighted sometimes in sports more innocent [than bear-playing and cock-fighting]; we can fancy them sitting absorbed in the intellectual game of chess (Figs. 798, 800), or enjoying the fresh air, the green grass, the summer sun on the bowling-green (Fig. 794), or bursting with obstreperous laughter by the rustic [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: 814.---Henry III From his Tomb in Westminster Abbey.]

814.—Henry III From his Tomb in Westminster Abbey.

A portrait of King Henry III, based on the effigy of him on his tomb, which is in Westminster Abbey. [$]

[picture: 815.---Great Seal of Henry III.]
[picture: 816.---Penny of Henry III]
[picture: 817.---Penny of Edward I.]
[picture: 818.---Ruins of Kenilworth in the 17th Century.]

818.—Ruins of Kenilworth in the 17th Century.

Ruins of Kenilworth Castle in the 17th Century [details pending] [$]

[picture: 819.---Bridge at Evesham.]

819.—Bridge at Evesham.

“ “About two miles and a half from Evesham is an elevated point near the village of Twyford, where the Alcester Road is crossed by another track. The [River] Avon is not more than a mile distant on either hand, for, flowing from Offenham to Evesham (Fig. 819), a distance of about three miles it encircles that town, returning in nearly a parallel [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: 820.---Edward I from a Statue in the Choir of York Minster.]

820.—Edward I from a Statue in the Choir of York Minster.

King Edward I (pronounced “Edward the First”). [$]

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